Troll King Contest

The First of April's coming. Time for some trolling, mathematicians!

Who's the biggest $\Large{\color{#20A900}{\textbf{Troll}}}$ on Brilliant?

Putting up a troll DP ain't making you the biggest troll, Prasun Biswas, you need to prove it. Claiming yourself to be a big Kadoobly Booist, or whatever it is, doesn't make you one, Agni, you need to prove it. And again, who was the King Of Trolls? Yet another chance to prove it.

In short, the participant who posts the most trolling problem wins. Here go the rules:-

$\bullet$ The Contest starts on the $20$th of March, and ends on $29$th March. Late submissions will not be accepted.

$\bullet$ Every member is allowed only $1$ entry. You can update your entry by editing your comment, or deleting it and adding a new one.

$\bullet$ Results will be announced on $31$st March.

$\bullet$ For identification and to warn those who don't want to troll, please put the following line in the end of every problem. $\text{This is an entry in the Troll King Contest}$

$\bullet$ Since these are troll problems, do not give them levels. You can use topics if they are suitable.

$\bullet$ The entry with the maximum value of $Upvotes + \sqrt{Downvotes}$ will be declared the winning entry. The member who posted that entry will be the Winner of the Troll King Contest.

$\bullet$ Please Upvote all the entries you like, and do NOT Downvote any entries. (LOL Trolls used to downvote comments unnecessarily.)

Your turn . . . Don't forget to enter, like and reshare so that it reaches everyone. :D

Best of luck!

Note by Satvik Golechha
6 years, 3 months ago

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And that my friends is, what this jolly good sir demonstrated, is called being rickrolled

- 6 years, 2 months ago

LMAO

- 2 years, 4 months ago

Disqualified. -_-

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Still the best troller... GOOD JOB!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Did you disqualify just because it's a video ? or because of its content ?

P.S. I haven't yet watched it . I'll do it based on your response .

- 6 years, 2 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Did you solve mine .. or u were trolled too? :P :D xD

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Trolled !

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Well my problem has '110 views (100%)   62 attempts (56%)   11 solvers (10%)' . It seems many people have been trolled. :P :D :) xD

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Congrats ! Troll king :)

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Well , I also want to form a 400 followers problem. Which topic do you want? FYI: I haven't learnt Calculus and Computer science much. :(

- 6 years, 3 months ago

What should I say ? Whatever topic you may choose , I'll definitely try it it :)

If you insist , I'd like a Geometry problem since it's your speciality , right ?

And seriously dude , your followers really increase exponentially !

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Yup! Ok , I will form a geometry problem. I have created a TONCAS configuration on my own ... but some part is still left , I will complete and post it soon on Brilliant. Also , its surprising why so many people are following me. Thanks!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Dude, I see you are from M.Prakash sir's academy... I have attended INMOTC 2 times, so I know that only M. Prakash sir uses this word, TONCAS.... I'm gonna use that a lot in this year's IMOTC... @Nihar Mahajan you gonna appear for RMO this year?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Yup! Last year I managed to get 34 marks since I didn't prepare much. But this year I am preparing harder. BTW Best luck for IMOTC , hope u get selected for IMO!!

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Ok . Btw what's TONCAS Config. ?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

'The Obvious Necessary Condition is Also Sufficient' . Well truly speaking , most of RMO geometry problems of previous years contain TONCAS problems.... So , it is good to practice them. TONCAS is generally associated with converses of a theorem or configuration...

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Thanks I didn't know that :)

I googled the word to get "The Original Nicolas Cage Appreciation Society" !!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

If I have some free time, I might try and do better.

Staff - 6 years, 3 months ago

Downvoting it.. so that there would be 9 downvotes and 9 is a perfet square... I have a mathematical OCD >_<

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Woah, magic.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

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- 6 years, 3 months ago

Nope. Satvik does not want downvotes. So , 'if someone hates a problem or does a downvote intentionally', for such situations to be avoided , the haters or such pranksters would not downvote , since it will increase the points of the contestant due to + sign. However , some people have downvoted.

Example if A gets 3 upvotes and 1 downvote , whereas B gets 3 upvotes and 2 downvotes , then B will win. As simple as that.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

dude, by upvotes do you mean likes or something else ?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

The scoring system is fine, but the problem is with "troll questions". They should make atleast little bit of sense.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

I guess that's why they are called as Trolls :P

- 6 years, 2 months ago

that's right

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Hi everyone !

Here's my entry !!

P.S. I don't know what a troll is or ... also this is my first Troll question , so it'd be nice if anybody could comment and provide a feedback :)

- 6 years, 3 months ago

hmmmm trolling is....

better read this : " Trolling"

;)

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Ah! I guess it'll be quite difficult for me to become a Troll then :D

- 6 years, 3 months ago

You can always submit another entry over the next few days!

Staff - 6 years, 3 months ago

really 0_o

I will try to do better next time.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

You really impress everyone with your choice of pics !

- 6 years, 3 months ago

That's sweet ^_^

:) thanks

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 2 months ago

This is my submission : Not Just a troll ,....... please upvote if you like :)

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Well here is My entry

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

YAY! The Contest is now complete!!!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Dude, be clear with what you mean! When i read this comment, I thought the contest is complete means over ! OMG ! lol

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Before you understand a comment, first figure out what the comment is. $\Large TR0LLED$

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Aditya, this is a TROLL forum!

- 6 years, 2 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here they are my entry and this

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Anyone Still Wants to know the Answer to any of these Problems, Try CTRL + W , :D

- 6 years, 3 months ago

No thank you, I'll like to keep my tabs please.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

LOL Biggest troll. I got trolled twice... :-P

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here comes mine

;)

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Deal with it buddies.... ;) ;)

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Also here is my Entry

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's my entry. :3

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's my entry

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here is mine Click

- 6 years, 2 months ago

This is My Entry. Hope you like it.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here's my entry Check this out

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here is my entry

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's mine!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

PIace your finger perpendicular to the nearest fIat surface and trace the path of the girl's spinning Ieg; cIock-wise or counter-cIock-wise? Post above.

This is n0t an entry to the Troll K$\sqrt{-1}$ng Contest.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

This was shown in The Brain Games on National Geographic Channel...

- 6 years, 3 months ago

This is photoshopping as i continuously wathed it and it moved in same sense but then suddenly it reverses its spin.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Really ?? How ? for me it rotates in only clockwise direction .

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Just see it continuously for veeery long (maybe it should occur within 1 min or less) it reverses its sense.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Yep . After 41 rotations in CW , it changed it's sense , but as soon as I lost eye contact it reverted back to it's original motion .

- 6 years, 2 months ago

One thing more @Azhaghu Roopesh M did you just wake up or you didn't sleep?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I woke up at 3:00 , I slept at 10:30 pm

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Nice.Early to bed ,early to rise makes a man healthy,wealthy and wise.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

LOL!

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Haven't you heard it before?It pretty popular i think?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

That's what the lol was for :P How come you sound like Shakespeare so early in the morning ??

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Natural born talent!! $\huge{XD!! LOL!!}$

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Agreed :P

- 6 years, 2 months ago

About 25-30 sec clockwise then 10-15 sec anticlockwise acc to me.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I think you're wrong!Try to time it again,and I'm sure you'll have different results.

- 5 years, 11 months ago

Great . Do you know how to make a gif like that ?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Just i was thinking how to post that gif. so i don't know.

Were my timings correct approximately?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I woke up . Hbu ?

It really depends on who's watching so I can't really tell . It varies from person to person and depends on the level of concentration with which you are watching it .

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I didn't sleep . i was going through revision of 11 class chem ,got bored and landed here also playing FUT 15.Do you like it?Well acc. to you what are the timings?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I am a great fan of FIFA ! But currently I am stuck with FIFA 14, I'll download FIFA 15 after JEE Advanced . For me as I said 41 rotations , so around 20-21 second CW and pretty much the same for ACW directions .

Btw even I was playing FIFA right now , that's why I was't able to reply to your comments quickly . And then now I was reading this .

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Not intended to make you feel sad but FUT 15 is great.But EA servers suck.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Agreed , I play the pirated version though , using a crack . So I have to try to stay away from the servers !

- 6 years, 2 months ago

But Fifa 15 doesn't run without net i think,does it?Because we will not be able to save game and many more things.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Oh don't worry abt that , nowadays a lot of cracks and mods are available to take care of that .

Also I think I should go now , I'll talk with you later . Are you on G+ ? U could contact me there .

- 6 years, 2 months ago

yeah i tried to find you on G+ but couldn't.How to find you,Azhaghu the don--->7 desh ki police peeche hai kya?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I think it is same as we post simple gifs but we need that tpe of gif from some websit or upload to a website to get a link.I m trying it.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

It depends on the observation point. This reminds of the concept of electrons contributing to magnetic moment. When it rotates and revolves, the plane from which clockwise rotation forms the south pole and the latter one forms the north pole and thus they behave as tiny magnets.

P.s - Also, you can see that this is a .gif file and not a .jpg file. As such, the whole "trick" is based on good Adobe Flash skills.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

This is the answer to how many it takes to screw in a light bulb?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Who is the winner?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

See the results, they're out and posted by Sir Linji.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Yeah i 'v seen them.Thanks. Why didn't you posted the results?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Can you give me its link? I have not been able to find it.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I Just got trolled.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Congrats.... :-P

- 6 years, 1 month ago

@Satvik Golechha, so who won it?

- 3 years, 6 months ago

Here is my entry . $\ddot\smile$

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's my entry!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's my entry troll chemistry

- 6 years, 3 months ago

I believe if you write this is an entry to the troll king contest, people will obviously catch the thing.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

That's a nice question dude , you sure about entering it as a troll question ?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

And people will catch the trick to the problem as well.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Hmm, ok .

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's my entry! Hope you get trolled :D

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here is my entry...

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here's my entry My troll king question

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here is My entry to the Troll King Contest

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I could have made use of this one

- 6 years, 2 months ago

My last question: https://brilliant.org/problems/integral-tkc/?group=fHRApdf66u2S

- 6 years, 2 months ago

i do not know what was going on but it was amazing and interesting just blown my brain..

- 6 years, 2 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Hope you like it.

Thanks.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Seems like, only a few have realized (perhaps only 1 till yet) the troll hidden in this question.

And that only person is the super troll @Pi Han Goh

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Another name gets added to the list - @Azhaghu Roopesh M

And now I have 2 solvers of this problem. Won't you dare to attempt it?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here is my entry Counting Blocks!!
See my profile pic . It is also a $troll$ .

- 6 years, 3 months ago

@Satvik Golechha Its Kaboobly $\color{#D61F06}{\text{D}}$oo!!!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Scooby Doo?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Mine here

- 6 years, 2 months ago

@Satvik Golechha can you make a set of all the entries in this contest?

@Calvin Lin sir, how to add all these problems to a tag? I made a tag #TKC but i see that moderators can't edit tags...

Anyway, Here's my entry

- 6 years, 2 months ago

At last i have thought of something interesting .Here it is . You will get trolled whatever you do but is logical.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here is probably the only ComputerScience Entry: Link

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Btw what's the meaning of Kaboobly Doo ?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I also asked him in the other note but didn't get an answer.May be know i will get. try below problem by bryan lee shing. just below.and if after you see the solution you wanna break you pc i will help you.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Check out G+ will you ?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Yeah just a sec.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Pls explain it .No article to the point on googling.Pls explain it

- 6 years, 2 months ago

@bobbym none coined the phrase Kaboobly Doo when he met a girl who said around 80 non-sense things in a minute to describe her.

Calvin describes Kaboobly Doo as "It is agnishom-slang for 'It\'s Crap'" but I do not like to put it that way, exactly. I like this discussion

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Thanks :)

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Even I'd a Computer Science Entry. And the these stats surprised me.

107 views, 50 attempts (47%), 6 solvers (6%)

- 6 years, 2 months ago

My $2^{nd}$ Troll question

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here's mine

- 6 years, 2 months ago

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Didn't you upload that Troll question a while back ? The BMW one ? Have you forgotten how to upload questions or are you confused with something else ?

- 6 years, 2 months ago

No I didn't know that?！

- 6 years, 2 months ago

I've deleted my 1st troll ques

- 6 years, 2 months ago

its my entry... long live Pakistan

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Check this out! My entry

- 6 years, 3 months ago

This is my entry

- 6 years, 3 months ago

great thanks! :)

- 6 years, 3 months ago

A very precise question

Vernier Caliper

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's my entry Experiment

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Here's my entry.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Is that a troll problem?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Kind of...

- 6 years, 3 months ago

This is mine

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Here's mine: my entry

- 6 years, 3 months ago

It's a great contest!

Here's my This-is-my-entry-for-the-troll-contest-ish question

- 6 years, 3 months ago

This is not a troll question, but I would like (or I urge ) everyone (especially @Satvik Golechha , @Prasun Biswas and @Calvin Lin ) to please take a look at this question. The problem is here.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Nice to see another problem from Technothlon! What was your rank?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Don't ask that dude... I lost my certificate.. :( and rank too and it was not good. I remember it was in some thousands

- 6 years, 3 months ago

BuT i really loved Technothlon and I'm willing to take part this year again.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Yeah, even I loved it, I took it in Class 10, and I'm surely looking forwards to taking it in 11th and 12th also.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

I took in 9th and willing to take in 11th but I'll need a partner of class 12th and its disgusting to know that most of the class 12th students of my school are not interested, as is their sense its a waste of time.. >:(

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Why would you need a partner of class 12? In Class 10, I participated with my friend, who's even on 10th.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Really ??? but the organizers told that it was a rule that in junior group there should be one of 9th and other of 10th and in hauts one of 11th and other of 12th

- 6 years, 3 months ago

They trolled you, then . . . We all (in 10th) participated with friends of class 10 only.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

ohk.. then I'll too take part with 11th frnds, Hey, did you take part as a school representative or as individual contestant ?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

As a school representative. BTW Please tag me, I couldn't know you'd replied.

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Oh..k Dude.. I see you got a great AIR 59 in that, its very impressive.. and have you tried this problem ??

and sorry currently got slow connection, not allowing to tag.. :(

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Wow! I have never seen so many downvotes in any discussion so far! I think most people are not reading the rules that giving downvotes also increases the points of contestant. Sharky Kesa is leading with 10 downvotes!

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Or may be some vote up using down votes.

like i did i upvoted those which were awesome and downvoted those which were average coz downvotes count less than upvotes. CHEERS!!

- 6 years, 2 months ago

Exactly ,the person may win by the number of downvotes.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Does Downvotes still count, Cause I have both of them equal.....

- 6 years, 3 months ago

here is mine

- 6 years, 3 months ago

challenge u all to try my troll

please share it. This question is meant only for fun.

- 6 years, 3 months ago

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Well without reasonable doubt, the Troll award goes to Andrei!

Woah, woah, woah, who said this was reasonable?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

@Satvik Golechha, Challenge Accepted! :D

- 6 years, 3 months ago

was waiting for you dude.. where's your problem ?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

I saw the post just about half an hour ago. I didn't even know that there was a contest going on. Now, I need some time to think of a good troll problem that can beat these entries. :D

- 6 years, 3 months ago

ohh.kkk take time.. and I know you'll come up with a fabulous problem

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Can we change our entry for the contest?

- 6 years, 3 months ago

Yes, just update your comment accordingly. Or, if you want, you can delete your comment and them post a new one.

Staff - 6 years, 3 months ago